A complete look at Day of the Dead written with accessible Spanish for students, because you want to teach the material and use the target language, but you also want to have fun doing it.
PowerPoint – Día de Muertos Vocabulario y Tradiciones
This contains the major themes and vocabulary associated with Day of the Dead. There are close to 100 images with animations, so the file size is large. (Images are not high resolution because of the file size but links are included in case you want to download higher resolution files.)
PowerPoint – Día de Muertos y Halloween
This is a short PowerPoint which focuses on the differences between the two holidays. There are some discussion questions to get students talking.
There are four sheets of practice activities to make sure that students are paying attention while you go through the PowerPoint in class. There are a variety of written activities for students to complete alone or in pairs.
There is a coloring page, a paper doll, and a document with links to various crafting videos available online.